National Centre for the Performing Arts -- Performance Schedule

Throughout a year, there are music concerts, dramas, ballets and operas, etc. held in the Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), which is also known as National Grand Theatre. Hereunder is the performance schedule and events calendar of 2021:

April 2021

Performance Date Ticket Fare (CNY)
Beijing Neighbours 19:30, Apr.1st ~ 3rd 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra 19:30, Apr.2nd ~ 3rd  500, 400, 350, 300, 200, 100
Love Letters 19:30, Apr.2nd ~ 5th 300, 240, 180
Chinese Piano Works Concert 19:30, Apr.4th ~ 5th 500, 400, 350, 300, 200, 100
NCPA Opera La Traviata 19:30, Apr.5th, Apr. 7th ~ 11th 880, 680, 580, 480, 280, 180, 100
SHAO En & Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra 19:30, Apr.8th (Thur.) Unsettled
YU Feng & Ningbo Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.9th (Fri.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
NCPA Drama The Count of Monte Cristo 19:00, Apr.9th ~ 11th
19:00, Apr.13th (Tues.)
19:00, Apr.14th (Wed.)
19:30, Apr.15th (Thur.)
19:00, Apr.16th ~ 17th
680, 580, 480, 380, 280
Beijing Art Theatre for Children Meeting Beethoven 19:30, Apr.9th (Fri.)
10:30, 14:30, Apr.10th (Sat.)
14:30, Apr.11th (Sun.)
260
National Ballet of China Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.10th (Sat.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.11th (Sun.) 380, 280, 180, 80, 50
ZHANG Yi & Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.13th (Tues.) Unsettled
TANG Muhai & Guangxi Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.14th (Wed.) Unsettled
YU Feng & Shanghai Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.15th (Thur.) Unsettled
KONG Jianing Piano Recital 19:30, Apr.15th (Thur.) Unsettled
ZHENG Xiaoying & Symphony Orchestra of Xiamen Municipal Opera and Dance Drama Troupe 19:30, Apr.16th (Fri.) Unsettled
China NCPA Chorus 19:30, Apr.16th ~ 17th 240, 200, 160
Chanting Tang Poems: Xi'an Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.17th ~ 18th 880, 680, 580, 480, 280, 180
YU Yuanchun Pipa Chamber Music Concert 19:30, Apr.18th (Sun.) Unsettled
Fujian Song and Dance Theatre Chamber Music Concert 19:30, Apr.19th (Mon.), Apr.22nd (Thur.) Unsettled
Peking Opera Theatre Raid on the White Tiger Regiment 19:30, Apr.20th ~ 21st 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
LI Xincao & China National Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.22nd (Thur.) Unsettled
Fujian Song and Dance Theatre Chamber Music Concert 19:30, Apr.19th (Mon.), Apr.22nd (Thur.) 19:30, Apr.19th,
Fujian Song and Dance Theatre Opera Love of Songmao Mountain 19:30, Apr.23rd ~ 24th 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus 19:30, Apr.23rd ~ 24th Unsettled
Nanjing Drama Troupe Yuhuatai 19:30, Apr.24th ~ 25th 500, 400, 300, 200, 100
Unforgettable Melody 14:30, 19:30, Apr.24th Unsettled
SHAO En & Orchestra Academia China 19:30, Apr.25th (Sat.) Unsettled
YU Long & China Philharmonic Orchestra 19:30, Apr.26th (Sun.) Unsettled
ZHANG Guoyong & Hebei Symphony Orchestra: Olympic Theme Concert 19:30, Apr.27th (Mon.) Unsettled
Jiangsu Symphony Orchestra 19:30, Apr.28th (Tues.) 380, 280, 180, 80, 50
National Theatre of China The Family Legend 19:30, Apr.28th ~ 30th Unsettled
Shanghai Opera House Sister JIANG 19:30, Apr.30th (Fri.) Unsettled
NCPA Drama Crossroads 19:30, Apr.30th (Fri.) 400, 300, 200

 

May 2021

Performance Date Ticket Fare (CNY)
Shanghai Opera House Sister JIANG 19:30, May 1st ~ 2nd Unsettled
TAN Lihua & China Opera and Dance Drama Theatre 19:30, May 1st (Sat.) Unsettled
National Theatre of China The Family Legend 19:30, May 1st ~ 5th Unsettled
NCPA Drama Crossroads 19:30, May 1st ~ 7th 400, 300, 200
LI Biao & Beijing Symphony Orchestra 19:30, May 2nd (Sun.) 580, 480, 380, 280, 180, 100
TANG Qingshi & Sichuan Liangshan Mountain Symphony Orchestra 19:30, May 3rd (Mon.) Unsettled
Special Concert by Orchestras in Jingjinji Metropolitan Region & ZHANG Guoyong 19:30, May 4th (Tues.) Unsettled
Poems of Motherland I: LÜ Jia, SUN Yingdi and NCPAO 19:30, May 6th (Thur.) Unsettled
Poems of Motherland II: LÜ Jia, Haochen Zhang and NCPAO  19:30, May 7th (May) Unsettled
Shanghai Opera House Morning Bell 19:30, May 7th ~8th Unsettled

- Last modified on Mar. 24, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on NCPA Performance Schedule
Asked by Julia Amaral from USA | May. 02, 2019 12:46Reply
What is being performed in late August 2019 in Beijing?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jesse from USA | May. 06, 2019 02:31
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There are too many performances and you can see the calendar on the official website of National Center of Performing Arts.
Asked by Margaret from AUSTRALIA | Mar. 31, 2019 02:05Reply
Details of Beijing concert on 12th April 2019 including tympani concerto played by James Boznos
Time of concert and finishing time as we will have 5 children with us
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Answered by Nicholas from FRANCE | Apr. 09, 2019 18:37
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There is 'The Cleveland Orchestra' on 19:30, Apr.12. The ticket fare is CNY 1680, 1380, 1180, 980, 680, 480 and 280. It will finish at around 21:30.
Asked by elan from INDONESIA | Apr. 17, 2017 21:33Reply
What's schedule on May 2017 completly of Beijing National Centre for the Performing Art?
And how the way to buy a ticket?
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Answered by Eva from CANADA | Apr. 18, 2017 01:53
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According to the official website, the performances in May will be China National Opera House Opera Concert, Ballet Theatre of Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre Xishi, Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre Kunqu Opera The Lion's Roar, Dadao Culture Drama The Balcony, Kunqu Opera Confucius, Concert Works for Huqin, Kunqu Opera The Peony Pavilion, Unforgettable Melody: Classic Songs Concert, TAN Dun and BJ Symphony Orchestra, Jingju Theatre Company of BJ Assassinating TANG Qin, Opening Concert - Chinese Chamber Music Gala, Kunqu Opera The Dream of Red Mansions, Jingju Theatre Company of BJ Peking Opera The Breeze Pavilion, The Hanover Band, BJ Peking Opera Theatre Guzheng Concert, Drama Amber, I Musici Concert, Hélène Grimaud Piano Recital, Dragon Quartet and ZHAO Meidi Concert, NCPA Drama A Midsummer Night's Dream, China National Opera House and Ningbo City Arts Performing Group Dance Drama HUA Mulan, Le Poème Harmonique Baroque Carnival, Lars Vogt & Royal Northern Sinfonia Beethoven Concert, Drama The Company Thanks (Die Firma Dankt) Directed by XIE Shuangnan, Drama Springtime in a Small Town, Trondheim Soloists Concert, TNT Theatre Britain Shakespare's Drama The Taming of the Shrew and the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre Swan Lake…
Their official website has an English version, so you can find the detailed information on it.
You can ask a Chinese friend to help you book it online or you can also dial the booking hotline +861066550000.
Asked by Christa Widmann from GERMANY | Jan. 28, 2017 13:34Reply
What Performances are in April and May 2017 at Beijing National Theatre?
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Answered by Lila from FRANCE | Jan. 30, 2017 21:14
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April 6: Wiener Symphoniker Concert; NCPA Resident Artists Concert
April 13: NCPA Drama Jane Eyre
April 16: China NCPA Orchestra
April 18: the 7th Senior Chorus Festival
April 20: Nikolai Demidenko Piano Recital; Unforgettable Melody
I found the information on the official website. There is no performance in May.
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